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Dec 1, 2013 1:30pm PST
compassionate city. and i think our police department has been compassionate. i think our fire department has been compassionate. but also we have to make sure that we are really aggressively making sure that folks are not breaking the law in terms of selling drugs, in terms of using drugs, in terms of just the kinds of things that happen when you break the law. i mean, people who are hanging out, they're just hanging out. there is a.m. nothing wrong with hanging out. i hung out a lot. kids hang out. young people hang out. homeless people hang out. the question is when someone makes it, you know, more than just hanging out and it messes it up for everyone else. so, we have to make sure as a city that we deal with those things appropriately, but we also offer alternatives so that we're not just pushing the homeless issue from one place to the next. but we're actually making sure we're taking care of people and offering them alternatives. so, it's going to be a challenging issue and an ongoing issue and one that i'm committed to working with the mayor's office to help address and manage. >> wha
Nov 24, 2013 1:30pm PST
to do to make our city better. >> where do you place yourself on the political spectrum? are you more progressive, centrist, or more on the conservative side? >> that's a really challenging question because, i mean, throughout the campaign i made sure that i didn't define myself as either because i think that what it does is in a lot of ways, it divides our city. i think clearly when you have a desire to run, you have a desire to serve. you really care about what happens in san francisco. you just have a different way of which you believe we should go about doing that. and i just think that i don't necessarily see myself in one particular category because i have different feelings about different situations based on my various experiences of growing up in the city. and, so, my, my, my commitment to san francisco trumps any ideaology i might have. i mean, i'm going to need to make decisions that impact people's lives. i have to make sure that i'm being responsible in those decisions and i can't let ideology get in the way of that. >> it seems the city is dealing with complicated issues
Nov 27, 2013 11:30pm PST
it to the city or whatever the relevant public entity is to own it and operate it in the future. or no. 2, we can retain some property, but only if we are to fulfill a first obligation and we have terminated -- interpret that to mean an obligation. the state department of finances has indicated to us in other conversations that they this i that we should transfer other obligations like property management obligation of the city. when i'm talking about retaining something, i'm talking about a development obligation. then the third, if the property doesn't fall into those two then it has to be sold. there is only an exception to that and the law which is that if it's a property that it's a very narrow exception if it was a property that would identify a specific use for a redevelopment plan, then in that case it has to be transferred to the city. i have been keeping those, we have kept those in mind as we have discussed these properties internally and physical figuring out what the best plan is for all of these and we'll be producing these to you today. first the transbay parcels and what we are t
Nov 27, 2013 12:30pm PST
and the special jewels that are the urban villages we live in. i ran for office because i wanted to serve the city and protect all that is so special about san francisco. >> what lessons did you learn after campaigning for supervisor? >> san franciscans are incredibly interested in their city government, local politics, and making sure that we remain the most amazing city in the world. i learned that san franciscans during campaign read everything they are sent in the mail. they love to meet the candidates and engage in conversations with them. i learned how important it is to build bridges between different communities, particularly communities of diversity that we have. i was incredibly honored to have been elected in november of 2008. >> where do you place yourself on the political spectrum? >> i consider myself someone who shares the progressive values that many sentences can hold dear. we have been a beacon to the rest of the world region that many sentences skins hold dear. we have been a beacon to the rest of the world for those. >> you are president of the board. describe the role of the o
Nov 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
ride. we have 30 cyclist. i'm really excited to hit the road and see what the city has in store. >> i definitely recommend it to people. it's a fun afternoon and you learn so many things. >> this is so much fun. i go to parts of the city that i don't come to. this will make the city a more susta >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in in ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ many ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) >> good evening, everyone. >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> mayor ed lee. good evening. i'm is do director of violence prevention services and i'll have my mc introduce himself >> (speaking spanish.) >> it's on honor for me to be here this afternoon with you. >> welcome to the 2012 latino heritage celebration and awards (clapping) we would like to start off with thaik you the band for playing. they have clooz classes on monday evening from 6 to 7. we want to honor all our
Nov 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
that the latino community has great contributions through economics but culture and every aspect of the cities life (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping). >> more many years we've seen latino impact san francisco for so many ways. we've seen san francisco grow and it's amazing celebrations alongside with impacting policies with the city of san francisco. this year once again, we're honoring young people and showing the excellence on and he impact our lives and families. this year we've identified many community based organizations and have highlighted a pitcher with the san francisco school district to highlight the services we have here in san francisco >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> we would like to thank all the parents and the community members and the dignitaries that are celebrated the lives of young people here, no san francisco. >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping). >> and now it's my honor to introduce a special guest our mayor ed
Nov 29, 2013 6:00am PST
and plazas across all of san francisco in every corner of our city. san francisco has been a leader in our technology community and our technology economy across our country and now we get to continue to play a role in being a leader bringing technology solutions to improve the lives of our residents here in our city. it's been a privilege to work on this project and to lead this effort the last two years and look forward to bringing the broader vision of free wi-fi across san francisco in the next few years with all the partners behind me today. this has been a strong collaboration on behalf of a lot of partners. in particular, google, sf city, our recreation and park department as well as our department of technology, and i want to thank all of those involved. this project started a little over two years ago with a conversation i had with an old family friend from google. and i want to take a moment to thank the entire google team that worked on this project. it's been two years, so, it's touched a lot of desks and had a lot of approvals and in particular want to thank veronika bell who
Nov 28, 2013 12:00am PST
's will be going bankrupt and you are going to transfer it to the city. it's all the same thing. it's the city. it might have different departments it's a city. that's a pity because you treat us like, let me say this ladies and gentlemen, i am sick and tired of being sick and tired of all these 20 years. i'm right in the motion of disrupting this whole ocean. mission bay, hunters point, all that, what they call it file an injunction to stop everything. this is the beginning that you are going to come saturday to see all the millions that you invested from before you were even born has failed missably in the western district. you hear everything else. one thing is for sure, it ain't no mystery. all you have to do is check your history. now i'm happy that you are coming out. i believe she's worked with the feeling better. we'll see now what happens. >> okay. thank you very much. long range property management plan we have our meeting on november 19th to actually approve it. are there any questions either on the items we talked about today which are the ones to be determined draft plans or on p
Dec 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
of the mayor's transportation, 2030, task force, where the co-chairs, and deputy city, and director spur, presented the mayor with the task force final report. commissioners weiner and chiu were also in attendance. as highlighted and to the presentation of this body last month, the recommendations include, a three billion program, focusing primarily on transit and roadway state of good repair and the smaller amounts such as the city's pedestrian and bike strategies and growth, such as the new muni vehicles. the funding improvement and the task force recommendations include, two general application bonds, one billion dollars and an increase in the vehicle license fee of 1.35 percent, and an increase of a half cent to the sales tax measures targeted for the 2014 and 2016 ballots. while recognizing the significant transportation needs, it exists and the potential of the proposed measure to make read strides towards addressing those needs, last month and myself included called for insurancing a more ininclusive and transparent approach to the proposed investment program. >> proposed a framew
Dec 1, 2013 1:00pm PST
back. this is definitely going to be some economic benefits >> to what degree do you feel the city should subsidize the team. >> well, if one of the game plans is for them to be at pier thirty and 32 i believe which is not very fundamental right now we're not generating anything from those piers. if they were to build there we would then provide some savings for them going down the road. to offset the cost of the rental. is that subsidies you could call that subsidies but what would you have any revenues. one has to be carefully what talking about that and a we've out of time but are there any issues that i want to talk about or any issues you want to concentrate as supervisor and a well, my concentration is on pedestrian safety. i'm hoping i can take the process on developing district 7 into the citywide process and again anywhere i can help with small businesses because i know their the driving engine in san francisco >> great we'll be looking forward to seeing what happens. well, we're out of time thank you for meeting our district supervisor >> thank you. >> watch for the n
Nov 24, 2013 10:30pm PST
it it right here in the community. today's symposium is part of a commitment that our city is making. i wanted to let you know all the things we're going to continue the housing for everybody. last week, we you wanted up the helen rogers and my good friend reverend hall was under its a public-private partnership that's now to just conclusions in the wonderful home for more than one hundred of our cities protecting and homeless seniors. 25 of those units are set aside for the seniors. and last month we broke ground to house youth that was formerly in foster he care we were in chinatown breaking ground for homeless families and protecting residents. all of those housing developments have supported services on site to make sure our residents live healthy lives. it won't stop there. let me repeat it will not stop as a matter of fact, 25 percent of all the housing that's being built in san francisco 25 percent of them are affordable that continues a strong commitment from our city. last september of this year we annuity more resources to stop unlawfully evictions for our citizens and because of our
Nov 26, 2013 9:00pm PST
66 thousand or is owed 66 thousand, when the city and county of san francisco others me 66 thousand of work that i have done, i have given the mta, i haven't been paid, i have lost 8 employees. my doors are locked. director mars from the port of san francisco has given me an extension on my lease. i can't get paid. i can't get paid because everybody's pointing the finger at who should pay me. i have a letter here from the mta saying that i am owed 66 thousand dollars but i have to go and file a claim against the city and county of san francisco to good -- get it. i have sad o .the advisory committee for 19 year, i have beener in ldda of this city for over 21 years, this is a shame and disgrace that at this stage of the game, i have to beg the city and county of san francisco to pay me to pay people that worked with me, 8 people that lived in my district that i had to let go because i couldn't pay them because the city wouldn't pay me. my landlord, the ported told me to pay them and i said tell your land lard the city and county of san francisco to pay you and then i'll pay you, pay
Nov 30, 2013 3:30pm PST
been living in new york. i wanted to see what san francisco is doing with infrastructure. >> cities are where people are living these days. the bay area is doing a lot with construction and the way to change the world starts here. >> we are about to take a bike ride. we have 30 cyclist. i'm really excited to hit the road and see what the city has in store. >> i definitely recommend it to people. it's a fun afternoon and you learn so many things. >> this is so much fun. i go to parts of the city that i don't come to. this will make the city a more susta >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in in ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ many ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) >> good evening, everyone. >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> mayor ed lee. good evening. i'm is do director of violence prevention services and i'll have my mc introduce himself >> (speaking spanish.) >> it's on honor for
Nov 27, 2013 8:00am PST
organizations and with the city supervisors and with the city organizations and with the local police department, and i think that the outside lands is one of the unique festivals in the world and we have san francisco and we have golden gate park and we have the greatest oasis, in the world. and it has the people hiking up hills and down hills and a lot of people between stages. >> i love that it is all outside, the fresh air is great. >> they have the providers out here that are 72 local restaurants out here. >> celebrating, and that is really hot. >> 36 local winerries in northern california and 16 brewers out here. >> and you have seen a lot of people out here having a good time and we have no idea, how much work and planning has gone into this to make it the most sustainable festival in the united states. >> and literally, in the force, and yeah, unlike any other concept. and come and follow, and the field make-up the blueprint of the outside land here in golden gate park and in the future events and please visit sffresh (clapping) >> are you a parents that's unemployed and stru
Nov 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
white entered city hall and shot and killed mayor george masconi and supervisor harvey milk. in 1998 on the 20th anniversary of those assassinations, dennis richmond had a look back at those days and san francisco politics. >> reporter: on november 27th, 1998, the bay area was still reeling on the events in jones town where 75 people had lost their lives. we thought nothing that wrenching could happen that soon and we were wrong. >> both mayor masconi and supervisor milk have been shot and killed. the suspect is supervisor dan white. >> reporter: the bay area was reeling again. this time over the assassination of two of san francisco's most prominent elected officials. >> it was incomprehensible. it was incomprehensible. and dan white as a killer was incomprehensible. so, when i went out to make the announcement, i felt i mean it was like i wasn't in this world. i wasn't in the world i knew i was in some other world. >> reporter: george masconi the city's liberal major who had won election by a razor thin margin. masconi had just finished the week celebrating his birthday. dan white
Nov 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
and we've seen the largest positive impacts happening at the city level. here at the local level, we have a unique opportunity to reevent and reimagine the opportunity we can have between our city residents and government, we've seen open data used in practice already and we can see how it can accomplish all of the positive benefits i mentioned, whether it's to help publish health scores on their website, helping residents making healthier choice, or make sf rec park to help people make picnic reservations or using your smart phone, all the examples i just mentioned are real examples of how open data can improve the lives of our city resident, further fuel economic growth here in san francisco. specifically, this ordinance will enumerate open data numerical standards, it creates a sense of accountability and certain for the public and entrepreneurial community, it creates city staff and agencies to interact with the public about relevant data set and is the priority of certain data set and is creates for the first time in the nation a strategy for residents of san francisco to access thei
Nov 30, 2013 1:00am PST
properties have been in particular prapts properties r that are transferred to the city for governmental purpose there's no plan after that. that's a collaboration between the agency because the agency has the experience and the resources to really fully understand the deposition of the assets in the community in the long run and the city department or other authorities those assets are transferred to. so again, there's no final plan, you know, to transfer them to the city and a number of things could happen but that's not the purpose of this long-term plan. i want to open it up for commissioners. first any questions about the long-term property plan >> yeah. that i are they just, you know, wanted to make sure we should involve all the community when giving the properties back to the city and especially in the western edition. and in the other thing i have a question for you. in the jewish museum you have a right on the top he, you know, under the you know the separate preschooler what are we talking about where the proceeds are going to >> you said the proceeds we're not getting anyth
Nov 25, 2013 6:30am PST
: cities and municipalities across the united states are now facing this funding gap, between projected revenue and projected expenses, as they strive to maintain water quality and meet demand. new york is the most densely populated city in the u.s. and over 40 million tourists visit the city every year. the 1.3 billion gallons of water required every day are delivered by a system of extraordinary scale and complex engineering. man: water is essential to the economic viability of new york city. reliable infrastructure and reliable delivery of water is a must. you have to reinvest in the infrastructure every single minute to keep it current. hurwitz: we have the stock exchange, we have the united nations -- failure can have a dramatic impact on the nation, and even internationally. so there's a really keen awareness that you always have to be fixing the system. things corrode, they rust. they get to where you turn them on and nothing happens. but it is so totally used in every nook and cranny, that making any accommodation to shut it down, to do something to it, is very difficult. narrat
Nov 29, 2013 7:30am PST
started out so many years ago with all the of these deficiencies. the city has realized the significant return on this investment. >> okay. two more. in 2013 the completion rate of 78 percent. 51 percent of our clients are ab 109 clients are completing their 12-month supervision satisfactory. the average jail population has decreased by 35 percent from 1954 to 1267 during the time of realignment with over 700 individuals having been realigned. the average population is a $35 million annual reduction to the city and county of san francisco. >> thank you. we'll call another hearing for all of those successful status that you just covered. the last one? >> the final audit was the business enterprise program. 11 which are closed one is still open and the remaining open recommends as the contract monitoring to investigate the needs for sanctions in the three contracts covered by the audit. the audit found three contractors used for in eligible for the status and the contract monitoring division is here to discuss those. >> okay. where is the person? there she is. if you can just specificall
Nov 24, 2013 1:00pm PST
in this area and from there, i went to city college then i went to cal and received my bachelors in civil engineer and worked there for about a decision that's not where my passion was so i left the job and went back to school and never turned back. that's what i've been doing pretty much all my life in the classroom or working on organizations that will focus on children and families. that's a little bit about my bathed >> born and raised san franciscan good for you. why did you choose to stay in the city >> i love the city. i'm very passionate about the city. i made the decision to focus on children and the families. i keep on asking the same question when i was younger why would i want to focus my efforts in san francisco. are there other places in the world where i could make a difference. i'm talking about the late 50s and 60s. there was at that time, a lot of population coming in from china. it was an opportunity for me to help people that were struggling in awe second amendment and getting used to things over here. >> what motivated you to get involved in politics. >> part of my
Nov 28, 2013 7:00pm PST
as black rock city. he is one of the original planners and architects. we are going to talk about the path of burning man, the future as well. before we jump into the question that had to do with what is going on, tell us about your new headquarters and how that came to be, why the move into the heart of san francisco? >> well, we were on third street, in what is left of san francisco's industrial district , and we got lonely, really. [laughter] we saw real estate values dropping precipitously. as far as we were concerned, that was a good thing because it enabled us to move into market street. the city had encouraged us to do so, too, as they were very much interested in revitalizing market, 6th and market, which is essentially part of the tenderloin. we thought there were a lot of opportunities there. we know something about making urban environments vital. given the present political move, people are open to new ideas. that is true across the country. our burners are being asked to come into centers of various cities for aetna. -- right now. whehowever, as soon as things gt better, they
Nov 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
enlightenment change and building green cities and a low carbon future away from fossil fultsdz fuels. mayor lee what is san francisco doing your projection was a leader and you're not out there as much what is san francisco doing to modify tarnished a low carbon future like new york and other cities have seen >> first of all, mayor newsom when he made some announcements i was through and said okay. i'll do it and get it done. i was the led of his whole electric - we created the whole region for things that have to get regional so the electric vehicle nafblths my car is a chevy volt. i hardly ever get past the 40 miles so electric vehicles - >> they run on electricity. >> exactly. but we're building the infrastructure to welcome m that in we worked region alley to do so and that will be a my priority and the gofrnl came down to nouns another - he wanted to go from moon beam to sunbeam (laughter) >> and at the same time creating businesses small businesses that support that that whole infrastructure i want to explore my wind and certainly solar power is a huge conversation in san francisco.
Nov 27, 2013 9:30pm PST
of every city employees. this mistakingly represents this as something that they are being taken away from their duties. it is part of their duty and any city employee who is asked for a record is a requirement and part of their job duties to provide a job response. and putting this in a report saying that they are taken away from the regular duties it is simply a ploy and the record request to something and it is a legitimate legal request from a citizen of san francisco. and the control and the supervision or a record and not getting it. and it is my own experience after chasing him for two solid years and going through the city attorney's office and a petition that the supervisor of records to continue to records and those were the very records used to find him in violation of the regulations. and i did not blame him. and i would lie about the existence which he did. and i even denied, answering whether they did exist or not, when they responded or the company requestor had a legal document saying that you should have it signed by the respondent. >> agenda item 6, items for future meeti
Nov 28, 2013 8:00pm PST
.m. in city hall. b announcement of electronic devices please understand that all electronic devises are prohibited and the chair may order you to leave if you >> those electronic dies. >> c announcement of time for public comment. the public has you think to 3 minutes unless the christmas dauptsz a short period of time on any item. it is strongly recommended that any members of the public fill out a card and submit the completed card to the secretary. and the next one is from closed session. the next business we have no items. the next business item it is 5 the consent calendar approval the minutes november 13, 2013, >> madam chair. >> all the commissioners should have received minutes in their packet. any public comment >> i have no speaker cards are there any comments on the minutes if not may i have a motion. >> i move we approval the minutes for october 15th. any second >> thank you madam secretary please call the really. >> (calling names) madam chair the vote is four i's. the next sort of business is rem the approval to the oversight board of the long rages property pla
Nov 28, 2013 9:30pm PST
the city to include resident concerns and community process in their final disposition plans. that's part one. part two is getting back to kind of the commentary that i just had that yes, i do think that we need -- we here, the commission, obviously here as the community is concerned, we have written commentary that was heard today and verbal commentary today and what we need to do is formalize again that collaboration with the city so we can create a public process around final disposition. i think people saw on their november 25 date, that date is sort of a soft dead /hraoeub. deadline. it says we know in the future what needs to happen. they're transferring to the city for government purpose, or we need to sell it. we've got between 12 to 14 months with first sort of soft date in there all the way out to 2025, i think was the final date i saw on some of these documents to say we are going to dispose of this property and the city then has it and are going to do something with it. so we have all that time to have a public process for what that is. i don't think we need to encumber our co
Nov 24, 2013 5:30am PST
. the human services agency and other hope and city staff should will impaneled the community. the community concerns that have been expressed are valid and i respect their position and respect what sxhooen r supervisor cowen is being asked to do. i - we have a clear need for more shelter beds. and we are experiencing a disheartening wave of evictions. i've seen the statistics from the sheriff's department and people are ended up on the streets but especially now more than ever because there being a evicted. a huge number are african-american and they remain in the bayview and western edition where we have to provide support and services and provide save shelters. one of the concerns of many of the folks who from the homeless community has expressed concern about shelters. i want to make sure we don't move in a distribution and not provide a comprehensive approach to make sure those shelters are safe but the people being served are getting the services adequate from the homeless situation into a long-term more stable situation. homelessness is a citywide issue. i have an obligation to treat
Nov 24, 2013 2:00pm PST
at the in point at 62.7. if you noticed as i mentioned earlier, the city plan is not that different in age and male female distribution. so you will notice that the factor one is much closer at 93 percent. you would not expect to see much changes. if you notice the average length of stay is at 5.9. there is about 1.75 spread between high and low and the blue line of skilled nursing is the most variable of them all of moving on to the cost per day, what you will notice is the current inpatient cost per day is about 62.43. it's an annual cost of 2.5 years. this is not unexpected and quite reasonable trend for this period of time. moving on to page 23. there is nothing as you look at the graph and you will see it pretty flat. the only thing to draw out here is that the growth is about 1.3 percent. there is a slight growth in er rate of 4.6 percent and surgical cost and yet nothing above trend. lastly looking at the procedures per thousand, again, we have the issue of the other 21,000 of the 33778 are other. and we have to work with uhc to see what goes into that very low dollar area. i
Nov 29, 2013 12:30am PST
crisis and every neighborhood in the city is experiencing that we must protect the diversity of our city and make sure everyone who wants to live here and has had a stake in the city continues to live in san francisco. many of you have heard will the eviction of the lee family where two seniors and their adult daughter after living in their homes for 3 decades were evicted that has to stop. now, some months before that i had a meeting with the lee families and advocates and affordable housing and tenant activists we realized under the ellis act we can't stop ellis acts but implement other policies to stop eviction. based on recently data the number of ellis evictions has risen just in the past year we've seen a one hundred 4 had evictions from that and the highest there rate xashd to other kinds of eviction. the code today would allow tenants who have been 90 in their places more than 10 years to receive priority funded by the city of san francisco. the mayor's office of houser and a community development will administer this program will balance our affordable housing nodes. this legisl
Dec 1, 2013 2:30pm PST
devastated the city. how do we avoid that kind of problem. how can we reduce fire hazard? >> the construction was a lot different. we don't expect what we had then. we want to make sure with the gas heaters that the gas is shut off. >> if you shut it off you are going to have no hot water or heat. be careful not to shut it off unless you smell gas. >> absolutely because once you do shut it off you should have the utility company come in and turn it back on. here is a mock up of a gas hear the on a house. where would we find the gas meter? >> it should be in your garage. everyone should be familiar with where the gas meter is. >> one of the tools is a wrench, a crescent wrench. >> yes. the crescent wrench is good and this is a perfect example of how to have it so you can loosen it up and use it when you need it. >> okay. let's go inside to talk about fire safety. many of the issues here relate to fire, for example, we have a little smoke detector and i see you brought one here, a carbon monoxide smoke detector. >> this is a combination of smoke and carbon monoxide detector. they are required i
Nov 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
lived under thirty years and we call it italian city. how do we push out our italians and have a flavor and identify a sense of community. we are a total of 26 people that i know of for sure who are living within a block and a half all within a 6 month period to - the destruction is certainly losing our neighbors and so i'm - it would be wonderful if the preference can also be in one's own neighborhood so the neighborhood isn't destroyed but whatever can be done to assure us a home without having to leave the city completely. thank you. >> good afternoon. i'm marla xhoith. i live down the street on lombardy and we're to be evicted on federal bureau fourth. i live in a 14 unit building. i'm a retired city college teacher. i want to save my home but i have been looking for housing, you know, on my pension i can't afford anything in the city but i'm an r on a waiting list it can be anywhere from one to two years. i've got a lot of times in between to find interim housing. i support your legislation. i hope it passes. thank you >> good afternoon, supervisors steve tenderloin housing clini
Nov 28, 2013 1:00am PST
apart from the city and consistent with the better street plan. our goal is to come back in detectives but wanted to give you accurate time to review and provide us with any feedback so when you get a draft in november it will be the final one for approval. thank you. thank you, very much. any public comment on this item. excellent let's move into q and a and a thank you very much for those shout outs. you say the same ningdz or things for an a couple of years it might happen. which means i can move on. i'll move on quickly. first question is on the what is unknown as the bridge. that's not in the first phase of the first major phase so real quick where does the bus rapid transit go before the bridge economists of exists >> we've been working with the mta and the transit bus will connect into the project site. i think i'll ask chris mitch but it will be to loop it around the cps route that's a guess we're still working on that >> that would be a good one for 0 diagram before the final approval. >> okay. >> next question. so i know you mensdz this about the class 2 bike lane is th
Nov 26, 2013 5:00am PST
:hearing - eastern neighborhoods plan infrastructure improvements]1310081.sponsor: cohenhearing on the city's strategy for funding and implementing the estimated $250,000,000-$390,000,000 of infrastructure improvements that have been identified to support new development in the eastern neighborhoods plan. 10/8/13; received and assigned to the government audit and oversight committee. >> the clerk: item 1: 131008:hearing - eastern neighborhoods plan infrastructure improvements]1310081.sponsor: cohenhearing on the city's strategy for funding and implementing the estimated $250,000,000-$390,000,000 of infrastructure improvements that have been identified to support new development in the eastern neighborhoods plan. 10/8/13; received and assigned to the government audit and oversight >> the clerk: item 1: 131008:hearing - eastern neighborhoods plan infrastructure improvements]1310081.sponsor: cohenhearing on the city's strategy for funding and implementing the estimated $250,000,000-$390,000,000 of infrastructure improvements that have been identified to support new development in the eastern n
Nov 26, 2013 8:00pm PST
. >> colleagues, any questions to city staff? thank you for that brief presentation. why don't we now hear from member of the public that wish to speak in support of the fees. seeing none, why don't we now hear for the one individual who was here representing himself as an appellant, sir, do you wish to provide any final rebuttal? to the gentleman from apartment number 5? is that a no? okay, so there is no rebuttal. and with that, colleagues, unless there are any final questions at this time, this hearing has been held and is filed. this matter is now in the andover the board, supervisor farrell? >> thank you, president chiu. and i want to thank dpw for going through this process and for the appellant for coming forward in my district, just more than anything, i think to continue this consistency sake, understand that this is not going to be a winning vote, but i think to me, this is the law of unintended consequences, again, we have someone who's in a more dire economic situation and in particular because this is a six unit tic building being kind of quasi forced to convert where they are no l
Nov 28, 2013 1:30pm PST
, the appellant must refute the 2011 nexus report done on behalf of the city by ketha martin and associates and this is a steep climb and with only one possible exception, no appellant has ever tried, so we had three appellants today that do not even address the only legal basis on which we grant a waiver. to continue holding markings for such appeals is not only a misuse of city resources, it is a waste of the appellant's time. it is giving them a false impression, the notion that we may provide a waiver which we legally are prohibited from providing, so i think it would be in everyone's best interest, the appellant's and the city to make the appeal process more clear and more in line with the sledge slaying's intent, my amendment will allow the city attorney to vet appeals and address those that do not address the nex suggestion by the impact of development in the amount of the fides charged which is again the only basis for an appeal in the law, i have added language ensuring that any supervisor can overrule the clerk and request the appeal be calendared, so i think this is the fairest w
Nov 30, 2013 12:00am PST
. the properties that we're saying that will be transferred to the city for governmental pretty much we have the gardens and shore bio park and hunters point. one of the ma many parks that's adjacent to a city park and that minnie park is 340i7bd by city. the recommendation amenity particles that of streets and sidewalks and that strange property that we had the one easement that we have that's not connected to any property in golden gate way but it's half the remain of street and open space so that's in that category. and still in good morning purpose that are properties where we're going to remain for a period of time to fill our development obligations that are associated with various agreements but then after the development obligations are completed then be we'll transfer them to the city and the property that fall into that educator are this park particles in trans bay and in the shipyard and then the street particles in the shipyard. and i think one thing that's slightly different is the modular building i don't know if i mentioned this it's on one of the park paddlers so that will tr
Nov 27, 2013 12:00pm PST
the city. welcome and thank you for joining us today. tell us a lot about your background, where you grew up, went to school, the job you worked. >> i was born in a town called and los angeles. it was a lot of working-class folks. my father was a shore worker, my mother was an office worker at usc. my parents were divorced when i was 10 years old, and i moved to the east coast for six years before going back to california after high school. i went to school at uc santa barbara, graduated in 19988 -- 1988. i have lived in the excelsior since 1999. i have had lots of different jobs, but my main job is doing social work force and a disco, i have been a community organizer, i worked at a labor organization supporting janitor's working in our high- rise buildings. i was a legislative aide before .wr. i got to see how it all work from the outside, community organizations supporting young people, children, families, working for labor, and saw how city hall could be an effective tool for change and then considered running in 2007, 2008, and somehow, i made it. >> you were raised in los angeles, m
Nov 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
play and connecting kids with nature my that's kids who walk with their dogs in the city parks. there is no program needed for this. it basically hits kids from every ethic level. i want to say the dog community has innovate been involved in the consensus they talk about like for example, i had to do a google search to find out. so i encourage everyone to work together and i'm happy to talk about that. it's important for kids to walk and a play outside to connect with nature and walking and playing with a dog is a good way. if it's too strike your denying the access to the kids that are now getting it. use this outdoors bill of rights to protect children who walk their dogs. urge you to not deny what constitutes outdoor play and for kids this is for walking and playing with the family dog >> thank you. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> thank you. i'm here to help our children grew up and athletic and at the same time their ingesting chemicals that will show up later in their lives >> according to the cdc one in every three children now are ingesting chemicals. what we
Nov 26, 2013 12:30pm PST
in the city arts system. reservations for weddings and other events supervisor chiu: i fully appreciate the concerns raised by some tenant leaders. i would never supported the project if i did not feel comfortable that tenant rights have been protected here with parker said -- part merced. i say this as one of the few tenants on the board of supervisors, who has been a staunch advocate of tenants before i was elected and with my votes on this board. my parents immigrated to the united states in the 1960's, and i was the first kid born in the u.s. my parents sacrificed everything so that their kids could have the opportunities that they wanted when they came here. i grew up in the boston area, live in different parts of boston, went to a catholic high school in dorchester, which is a section of boston. because of my parents work and the opportunities they gave me, my brothers and i were all blessed to go to harvard university. it was intense. i stayed there for college, for law school, and i also have a master's in public policy there. those are subjects i decided to study in part becaus
Dec 1, 2013 12:30pm PST
discussion afterwards but i want to signal my american heritage month in the city and stress to you the importance of building bridges to utilize our city to the vandal. i want to make sure our city government as well as the things we do continue that strong history of diversity in our city. i i know the americans community is strong and we need to promote that. i hope that with this film and with the theme with e and with the panel discussion that all of us do our part in being ambassadors of our different cults and continue breaking the barriers and creating understood. having come back from soul contemporary and china we're welcome to be a voice in the rest of the word where there's misunderstanding for a lot of things. here we had a better job in san francisco promoting the understanding and want to continue that leadership. let the film begin but thank you for reaching out across our different communities to built a stronger international community. thank you very much equal good everybody and thank you for being here to witness and a celebrate the signing of dues process for a
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